(Reuters) - More than five years after South Korea's scientific reputation was shattered by a cloning research scandal, the country has approved stem cell medication in the form of a treatment for heart attack victims for the world's first clinical use.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: World class hospitals, cost-effective treatment and ample opportunities to relax in the scenic landscape of 'God's own country' -- medical tourism promises to be the next big money spinner in Kerala, with a steady stream of overseas patients flocking to the state.
This introduction re-enforces the fact that Apollo Hospital is the pioneer in providing cutting-edge technology coupled with unparalleled medical expertise.
Scientists all over the world are trying to discover more about stem cells to understand how they transform into specialized human body cells. Studying stem cells and their development will help us know the cause of serious health cases like birth defects and cancer.
(Reuters) - If Aubrey de Grey's predictions are right, the first person who will live to see their 150th birthday has already been born. And the first person to live for 1,000 years could be less than 20 years younger.
A growing number of women struggling to have a baby are going under the knife and getting weight-loss surgery to boost their fertility.
Three dialysis patients have received the world’s first blood vessels grown in a lab from donated skin cells. It’s a key step toward creating a supply of ready-to-use arteries and veins that could be used to treat diabetics, soldiers with damaged limbs, people having heart bypass surgery and others.
NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- People who are generally healthy when they have a total hip replacement can be fast-tracked and discharged in two days, U.S. researchers say.
Variations in perioperative blood pressure are associated with 30-day mortality in cardiac surgical patients, with increased mortality risks for high-risk than low-risk patients, according to a study published in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.
(Reuters Health) - A one-year weight loss program based on lifestyle changes can help obese people shed almost as many pounds as surgery, German researchers say.